Bicycles

Everything you need to know about bicycles for cycle touring

How to choose a perfect bike for your next bicycle trip, how to maintain it and fix it.

Plus a series of insight into the world of touring bicycles.

HI! We are Daniele Giannotta (1982, musicologist, cultural worker, and sound artist) and Elena Stefanin (1984, Graduated in Culture and Human Rights), and our project is just a respectful exploration of the world by bicycle for documentary purposes.

We left Bologna in May 2014, since then we are on the road, pedaling Europe and Asia.

We have traveled 25,000 Km so far, across 23 countries, trying to gather knowledge and information that shared, simplify and at the same time deeper experience for the next travelers.

During our first 3 years on the road, we learned a lot about bicycles and we are willing to share it with our readers. Feel free to contact us for any question.

Our first bikes

Born thanks to the skill of Michael Massa, at his workshop Pedalando, and technical support of the RaspiBo group, President 2.0 and Koga Leisure are the bikes that we are going to ride through Ce...

Number 72: Alfonsina Strada

In Italy in the early 1900 bicycle use was hampered by many. According to anthropologist Cesare Lombroso in his essay "cycling in the Crime", the bike would have favored the delinquency, the Curia forbids pries...